Go Old school in Coney Island 

Coney Island had been on our list of “Things to do around NYC” for a while…but convincing our friends to accompany us to an allegedly loud and dirty beach was proving to be quite the task!

So one sunny day, we decided to brave the crowds and ride the N/Q train to check out the various eccentricities for ourselves! We were in for a bit of a surprise… 🙂

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NYC Sakura Matsuri Festival

Spring has finally arrived in NYC! (About damn#$&% time he said 😉 )

And boy does this week feel like a new time in the city! The skies are blue, the sun is shining bright and flowers have bloomed overnight ALL across the city. EVERYONE, flora and fauna, have emerged from months of hibernation through a rough and endless winter…

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Clusters of blooming flowers!

We visited the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens (BBG) last weekend for the Sakura-Matsuri festival in Brooklyn. Also known as the BBG Cherry Blossom festival, it’s generally perfectly timed with the peak bloom of the cherry blossom trees lining the walkways and ponds.

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